Garbage collector finds more body parts in Seattle, likely related to slain mother

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More body parts have been found near the area where a slain Renton, Washington, mother's remains were dumped in Seattle's Central District.

Police started investigating around 11 a.m. Friday at the intersection of East Marion and 20th Avenue.
A garbage collector found the remains, which are likely related to the slaying of Ingrid Lyne, just two blocks away from where the initial discovery of body parts was made Saturday.

By 1:30 p.m., garbage trucks that service the area left the scene for another location, where they will be screened.

At the crime scene police said the remains were packaged and dropped there in plastic bags

The King County medical examiner did not confirm Lyne's identity Monday, though Seattle Police Chief Kathleen O'Toole said that afternoon investigators were confident the remains were Lyne's.

Police said they would not elaborate on details about Lyne's remains, however, court documents give graphic details about her body was found.

The suspect in the case is John Robert Charlton

Charlton, 37, was arrested Monday at his ex-girlfriend's residence in Snohomish County.

King County prosecutors filed charges against him on Wednesday. He's accused of premeditated murder.

Police have not elaborated on exactly how Lyne and Charlton met, though one of Lyne's friends wrote on Facebook that they met online. She wrote that Lyne went to a Seattle Mariners game on a date. Lyne's family responded with Facebook screen grabs of Charlton's page.

KIRO 7 was sent an online dating profile for the site Plenty of Fish that appears to belong to Lyne, though police have not confirmed that profile was hers. Charlton had a profile on Plenty of Fish.

Lyne was last seen April 8 before the Mariners home opener at Safeco Field.

Police said her cellphone records were crucial in the investigation. Her ex-husband told police she left her phone at her Renton home.

Evidence outlined in court documents suggests Lyne was killed at her house, although police have not said where she was killed.

Charlton claimed he was so intoxicated on Friday night that he could not recall how he and Lyne returned to her residence after the Mariners game or what transpired when they got there.

Ray and JoAnn Charlton said in a court document that their son had taken the movie "Hannibal" -- about fictional serial killer Hannibal Lecter -- from a shelf in 2006 and told his mother she should watch it and "beware."

Police have not said that Charlton is a serial killer.

The family of the mother of three released this statement Tuesday night: 

"But out of our grief, hope still springs, as does our appreciation. Words cannot express our gratitude to our communities near and far for banding together and expressing their support and ultimately their love.  For this we will be forever grateful.  From the bottom of our hearts, we all thank you."

"We would also like to express our appreciation to the Renton and Seattle Police Departments as they work tirelessly to provide all of us the truth around what exactly happened to our beloved Ingrid.  They have been there for our family providing answers, support, and compassion – even feeding the girls cats when we needed."